Father water, mother woods : Essays on Fishing and Hunting in the North Woods. / Gary Paulsen.
- ISBN: 9780307804198 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Laurel Leaf, 2011.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Survival in the wilderness--Gary Paulsen writes about it so powerfully in his novels Hatchet and The River because he's lived it. These essays recount his adventures alone and with friends, along the rivers and in the woods of northern Minnesota. There, fishing and hunting are serious business, requiring skill, secrets, and inspiration. Luck, too--not every big one gets away.This book takes readers through the seasons, from the incredible taste of a spring fish fresh from the smokehouse, to the first sight of the first deer, to the peace of the winter days spent dreaming by the stove in a fishhouse on the ice. In Paulsen's north country, every expedition is a major one, and often hilarious.Once again Gary Paulsen demonstrates why he is one of America's most beloved writers, for he shows us fishing and hunting as pleasure, as art, as companionship, and as sources of life's deepest lessons.From the Paperback edition.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 6
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
6.2 ATOS Level
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